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Discussion: What’s to be done about the crisis on the border?

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

What’s going on at the border and what we can do about it. Here are some links to reports about the situation: https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/immigration/2019/07/06/border-patrol-el-paso-sector-migrant-detention-center-clint-immigration/1663750001/?utm_source=Editorial%3A+Texas+Tribune+Master&utm_campaign=89da82c78c-trib-newsletters-the-brief&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d9a68d8efc-89da82c78c-101264141&mc_cid=89da82c78c&mc_eid=ddaec37178 https://www.texastribune.org/2019/07/03/texas-cities-confront-spillover-border-migration-crisis/?utm_source=Editorial%3A+Texas+Tribune+Master&utm_campaign=89da82c78c-trib-newsletters-the-brief&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d9a68d8efc-89da82c78c-101264141&mc_cid=89da82c78c&mc_eid=ddaec37178 https://www.texastribune.org/2019/07/03/expansion-remain-mexico-policy-brings-tension-fear-border-cities/?utm_source=Editorial%3A+Texas+Tribune+Master&utm_campaign=89da82c78c-trib-newsletters-the-brief&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d9a68d8efc-89da82c78c-101264141&mc_cid=89da82c78c&mc_eid=ddaec37178

Food For Thought: “Sexual Harassment in Non-theist Communities”

Monday, July 15, 2019

It’s something we wish non-theists did not have to deal with but do, none-the-less. This will be a panel discussion featuring people from the Austin secular community.

Drinking Rationally at Mr Tramps (on Research)

Monday, July 8, 2019

Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world’s problems. There is limited parking available. It’s okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don’t want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/

Moveable Feast at Cielo Bistro Mexico on Wood Hollow

Monday, July 1, 2019

Join us for dinner at the new place where the El Arroyo on Wood Hollow used to be. How they describe their place: A culinary marriage of European influences and the native cuisines of Meso America. Authentic, regional, and contemporary Mexico. Link to dinner menu: http://cielobistromexico.com/dinner-menu/

Austin Secular Hub Gathering for swimming, snacking, and chatting

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Marilyn Harris is inviting CFI, AHC, ACA, ESOA, etc. folks to a swimming party at her place in Wimberley. What to expect: (Extremely kid friendly. Well-behaved pets also welcome.) Attendance of 20-40 likeminded great people including families and kids. Swim, walk into town (5 minute walk to quaint shops), canoe, rope swing, fish, and just …

Non-fiction Book group, Humans: A Brief History of How We F***ed It All Up

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Humans: A Brief History of How We F***ed It All Up by Tom Phillips“A thoroughly entertaining account of human follies and foibles from ancient times to the present.” —Penny Le Couteur, author of Napoleon’s Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History

Discussion: Candidates for President – who’s who and what’s what?

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

We can talk about the candidates and why or why not we should care about them.Here is a link to a NYT piece on the candidates: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/us/politics/2020-presidential-candidates.html

Food For Thought: “The Evolutionary Psychology of our Political Divide”

Monday, June 17, 2019

Hector Garcia returns to talk about the sociobiological aspects of political differences. His latest book is Sex, Power, and Partisanship: How Evolutionary Science Makes Sense of Our Political Divide.Link to listing:https://www.amazon.com/Sex-Power-Partisanship-Evolutionary-Political/dp/1633885143/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1YMPI1UE5C78W&keywords=hector+garcia&qid=1556131379&s=books&sprefix=hector+garcia%2Caps%2C154&sr=1-2

Drinking Rationally at Mr Tramps (on Research)

Monday, June 10, 2019

Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world’s problems. There is limited parking available. It’s okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don’t want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/